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Plucky 13-year-old girl stood up to attacker

December 6, 2017 | By More
Plucky 13-year-old girl stood up to attacker

A plucky 13-year-old Whanganui girl intervened when her family was under threat, but ended up having her hair pulled and her head banged against a kitchen counter by a 50-year-old attacker.

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Woman left little girl to look after family

December 6, 2017 | By More
Woman left little girl to look after family

A woman texted her pre-teen daughter, telling her never to forget that she was an amazing girl and to look after her little brothers. Then she boarded a flight to Australia.

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Denial over meth importation charge

December 4, 2017 | By More
Denial over meth importation charge

One of the two men charged with importing 49 kilograms of methamphetamine from Mexico pleaded not guilty to his charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Benefit cheat ventured into forgery

December 1, 2017 | By More
Benefit cheat ventured into forgery

A judge has rejected a woman’s claim that she was put under pressure to commit benefit fraud to support her family in Samoa.

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Christchurch prosecutor appointed as judge

November 30, 2017 | By More
Christchurch prosecutor appointed as judge

Christchurch Crown prosecutor Deidre Orchard has been appointed a District Court judge.

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Two in custody after Tribesmen gang raids

November 29, 2017 | By More
Two in custody after Tribesmen gang raids

One man and his mother have been remanded in custody after property searches and arrests at the end of a three-month investigation into the Tribesmen MC gang.

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Woman feared for life during attack with scissors and bat

November 28, 2017 | By More
Woman feared for life during attack with scissors and bat

A woman feared she would be killed during an hour-long assault by 32-year-old Tama Wiremu Mahanga.

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Drink-driver admits ripping up Burnside Park

November 27, 2017 | By More
Drink-driver admits ripping up Burnside Park

A drink-driver faces a $1644 damage bill after admitting ripping up the playing fields at Burnside Park.

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Bail granted on injuring charge

November 23, 2017 | By More
Bail granted on injuring charge

Bail was granted to a Canterbury man charged with an assault which left the alleged victim injured in Hororata Domain on Tuesday.

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18 sex videos sent to under-age girl

November 23, 2017 | By More
18 sex videos sent to under-age girl

A 43-year-old man has admitted sending an under-age girl 18 sex videos on the Google Hangouts website.

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